Explore the latest in physiatry, including advances in stroke and spinal cord, sports, and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation.
This cohort study examines whether use of a mobility assessment tool in hospitalized patients with impaired mobility is associated with discharge to a postacute facility.
This randomized clinical trial determines whether cerebellar intermittent θ-burst stimulation can improve balance and gait functions in patients with hemiparesis due to stroke.
This cohort study examines facility-level and geographic variation in rates of successful community discharges after inpatient rehabilitation among fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the effect of gabapentin vs pregabalin in leg pain intensity and compares adverse events among adults with chronic sciatica.
This cross-sectional study examines rates of coverage and utilization management policies for nonpharmacologic treatments for chronic, noncancer low back pain among 45 Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, and commercial 2017 health insurance plans from 16 US states.
This cohort study evaluates the feasibility of daily customized epidural stimulation configurations targeted for cardiovascular function in individuals with chronic, cervical motor-complete spinal cord injury.
This narrative review presents the definitions, diagnosis, and treatment of functional neurological disorders, a category of illnesses formerly known as conversion disorders.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effect of dextroamphetamine combined with physiotherapy vs placebo and physiotherapy for improving poststroke motor recovery among patients with ischemic stroke.
This randomized clinical trial examines the futility of studying anodal transcranial direct current stimulation vs sham stimulation as an adjunctive intervention during speech therapy to improve speech production (naming) for older adults with long-term poststroke aphasia.
This essay describes a clinician’s insights after a personal conversation with a new patient about the questions that most patients do not ask.
This randomized clinical trial investigates whether early in-bed leg cycling plus electrical stimulation of the quadriceps muscles added to standardized early rehabilitation would result in greater muscle strength at discharge from the intensive care unit compared with standardized early rehabilitation alone in critically ill adult patients treated at one 1100-bed hospital in France.
This essay discusses a husband and wife’s recovery from hemineglect.
This review offers a clinical guideline for treatment of gait impairments in adults with chronic unilateral upper motor neuron syndrome.
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